With the right one, meeting someone online is no more risky than meeting someone at Starbucks. Of course, if we really think about it, many events in our lives haven’t gone according to plan…and maybe for good reason.Isaiah 55:9 says, “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” One thing that makes God God is that He doesn’t have to follow our roadmap. Which would you rather have: a life designed by Someone who’s omnipotent and omnipresent or by you, a vapor who still can’t solve a Rubik's Cube? It would be quite tragic if you missed out on someone great because he or she didn’t arrive the way you expected. It's easy to let the feelings of being left out of love cloud our thinking. Whether it happens in the aisle of a bookstore, the counter at a coffeehouse, or in the digital world, there’s nothing wrong with holding out for the fairy tale.Of course as long as there has been online dating, there has been a stigma attached to it.
I took a random, informal survey of several graduate school students, encouraging them to share their thoughts on dating online.
First came the cynics: “Personally, I would not use it.
When summer begins, we are suddenly in the thick of wedding season. In the midst of all this wedded bliss, you’re just trying to avoid your newly engaged friend and sparing yourself a half-hour conversation about the difference between egg white and winter white.
It’s time for joy, flowers, caterers, something borrowed, and something blue. Maybe it was getting that last wedding invitation of a college friend or browsing through Bed, Bath & Beyond with a gift registry full of expensive silverware.
The process of finding someone could actually help you find yourself. We all have our fantasies about that first magical meeting.
Go with sites and apps recommended by friends who have used them. You reluctantly go on a blind date only to be enchanted by a stranger. I doubt any of us envisioned beginning our love story with...“I logged on and liked his profile, so I sent him an ice-breaker.” Not romantic.
All good little Christian boys and girls are taught that God will bring you your future mate. You have an advisor to help you choose courses in college. The anonymous nature of conversing online and via dating apps is like a mating call to the weirdos of the world.
This passive approach to life is especially impressed upon us women. Why not have someone help you find the love of your life? Why have we been leaving the most important decision of our lives up to chance? Another concern is the perceived increased chance of meeting someone crazy, socially inept, or worst yet… The good options have methods to minimize your contact with these types of people.
There are many, upon many places that you can meet someone to date.